For the Win

Here are some awards that we are winning for being awesome.

Clio Sports 2016

McDonald's Game Time Gold Campaign won a bronze Clio for Best Integrated Campaign.

2016 North American Effies

Just won ourselves a Silver Effie Award for Single Impact Engagement - Products.

Warc 100

Warc named us as one of the world’s best digital/specialist agencies of 2016. We rank at #2 out of 100!

Shorty Awards

We were recently recognized in FOUR different categories at The 2016 Shorty Awards (honoring the best of social media).

Cannes Lions

Our work on McDonald's Lovin' the Superbowl campaign helped our client win 2 Lions at this year's Cannes Festival. Woohoo!

Jay Chiat Awards

We just scored a silver trophy at the Jay Chiat Awards for our contribution to McDonald's Choose Lovin' Campaign so excuse us while we choose to celebrate.

Pro Awards

At this year's Pro Awards (hosted by Chief Marketer), we were honored with two trophies, one for Best International Campaign and another for Best In-Store Retail Campaign. We were also a finalist for Best Integrated Marketing Campaign.


The BAA (Brand Activation Association) has honored us with three trophies at the 2015 REGGIE Awards for Best International Campaign, Best Sponsorship Campaign and Best Social Media Campaign.

CLIO Sports 2015

We're pretty pumped that we worked on McDonald's Lovin' the Super Bowl campaign, which won a gold trophy in the Social Media category at the 2015 Clio Sports Awards.

2015 Tempo Awards

The Chicago Association of Direct Marketing recently honored us with 3 awards at the 2015 Tempo Awards. We walked away from the ceremony with a gold trophy for Best Interactive Campaign and two silver trophies for Best Integrated Campaign and Best Campaign Microsite!

Advertising Age Agency Ranking

Made the 2015 list of AdAge’s Top 50 promotions agencies.

PROMO Top Shops

We’ve been named one as of the Top 100 Promotions Agencies in the U.S. By Chief Marketer in the PROMO Top Shops list.

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A HAVI Company

We Make

The Difference

For marketing leaders who are under pressure,
The Marketing Store is the agency whose unconventional mix of talent
brings relentless curiosity and attention to detail,
delivering inventive play-filled solutions that make the difference.

Where We've Made
The Difference

We are dedicated to making long-term relationships with all of our
clients. Four of our clients have been with us for a combined
62 years. What Difference Can We Make For You?

The Difference
We Make

We Deliver

One of The World’s
Largest Promotions

As one of the world’s top promotions agencies (#1 in promotional Contests, Sweeps and Games according to 2012 PROMO Magazine), we know a thing or two about activating a brand and lifting sales. And, for 10 years, we have managed the strategy, design, digital execution, packaging, gamepiece printing (over 1 billion), compliance, partnership development, licensing, signage and events for one of the largest promotional games across 15 countries.

We Trailblaze

New Paths
To Purchase

Our digital and mobile teams know how to supercharge brands and put them in people’s hands. Whether it’s mobile payments, NFC-activated displays, loyalty platforms, or discounts and offers, if it’s digital—we’re tapped in.

We Make

Nearly 1 Billion
Toys and Products
Each Year

For 27 years, we have been making amazing things, and this year alone, we will make over one billion products —from toys to furniture— for retailers and restaurants. With over 280 brand and licensing partners, there’s a good chance you’ve held our work in your hands.

We Drive

$100 Million A Year For
One Client

And that’s with just one promotion. How? As the CRM agency of record for Infiniti and Nissan North America, we build relationships between customer and retailer through highly personalized communications driven by data.

We Make
The Difference

The Agency

We’re a think different, act different kind of agency.

The Team

We draw upon a wonderfully unexpected mix of talent – strategic gurus, digital wizards,
writers, artists, tinkerers, toy makers, and even engineers – to create and execute
powerful brand activations, customer engagements and events that move people, bring
a smile, and open wallets wide.

The Superpower

Relentlessly curious, we dig into your brand, take it apart and put it back together to see
how it all works. For us, problems are puzzles and play is our life’s work. Play is powerful
stuff – an essential tool of human engagement. Do it well – in a way that’s right for the
brand – and great things happen.

The Experience

We run one of the single largest promotions on the planet. Make more than 1 billion
products and toys a year. Help new products find their way to shelf and into consumers’
homes every day. At events, we make dancers of onlookers and tweeters of talkers.
Believers into brand loyalists.

The Pitch

We do it all in the service of making people smile, the register ring and brand managers
sleep better at night. So when people ask us what we do, the short and sweet of it is,
“We Make The Difference.”

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What We're Thinking
(And Doing)